1,341 ft
Distance
24 ft
Climb
-165 ft
Descent
00:16:08
Avg time

Periodic Detention Details

  • Riding area
    Smithfield
    Cairns
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Drier months, avoid in wet season
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Other
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2017

Periodic Detention uses some parts of an old downhill track that was once used for races in the olden days. A new section has been built to use a ridge around the water storage tank on the road up to Jacob's Ladder. The track is old school with some technical features including a drop, ride down a skinny ridge, some rock rides and a steep shute to finish. It can be ridden from the flat at the top of the Whiskers climb but is best when forms part of the Rocky Dingo/Myndas descent through Croc Teeth, Croc Slide and then jump onto the track at the end of the right hand berm. A good way to finish a ride if you live on the Smithfield/Trinity side.

Access Info

Water Tank Road off Captain Cook Highway

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Periodic Detention mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -141 ft
  • Altitude min
    152 ft
  • Altitude max
    302 ft
  • Altitude start
    300 ft
  • Altitude end
    159 ft
  • Grade
    -10.542%
  • Grade max
    -27.513%
  • Grade min
    13.766%
  • Distance climb
    234 ft
  • Distance down
    1,065 ft
  • Distance flat
    42 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:08
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Status:
on Oct 2, 2017
Very Dry
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Periodic Detention Trail Reports

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Oct 2, 2017 @ 8:50pm
Oct 2, 2017
Dry and running very fast except for mud right at the bottom due to the leaking water reservoir
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